City of Calumet City

204 Pulaski Road

Calumet City, Illinois 60409

The City of Calumet City is inviting sealed Bid Proposals from interested and qualified union-only parties for the City of Calumet City, Lead Water Service Replacements.

The work generally consists of replacing lead water service lines for approximately 400 homes in Calumet City, IL. This work also includes water service appurtenances and various surface restoration including pavement, as detailed in the plans and specifications titled “City of Calumet City, Lead Water Service Replacements. This work shall include all labor, materials, supplies, transportation, equipment, and services necessary and required to perform the project as set forth in the Contract Documents.

Separate sealed BIDS will be received by the City of Calumet City in the office of the City Clerk until 10:00 a.m. local time on Friday, October 14, 2022, at which time the bids will be opened and read.

Questions received less than seven (7) calendar days prior to the date of opening Bids will not be answered.

A Pre-Bid Conference will be held on Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at 10:00 a.m. local timeThe pre-bid conference may be joined in-person at Calumet City City Hall or virtually via Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams meeting links will be sent to registered plan holders.

“Any contract or contracts awarded under this invitation for bids are expected to be funded in part by a loan from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (Illinois EPA). Neither the State of Illinois nor any of its departments, agencies, or employees is or will be a party to this invitation for bids or any resulting contract.  The procurement will be subject to regulations contained in the Procedures for Issuing Loans from the Public Water Supply Loan Program (35IAC Part 662), the Davis-Bacon Act (40 USC 276a through 276a-5) as defined by the United States Department of Labor, and the Employment of Illinois Workers on Public Works Act (30 ILCS 570), and the “Use of American Iron and Steel” requirements as contained in Section 436 of H.R. 3547, The Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014. This procurement is also subject to the loan recipient’s policy regarding the increased use of disadvantaged business enterprises. The loan recipient’s policy requires all bidders to undertake specified affirmative efforts at least sixteen (16) days prior to bid opening. The policy is contained in the specifications. Bidders are also required to comply with the President’s Executive Order No. 11246, as amended. The requirements for bidders and contractors under this order are explained in 41 CFR 60-4.”                                                                                                                                          

The Bidding Documents are available at the Engineer’s project bidding website,  The Bidder may register for this project at the website in order to receive a username and password to access, view and print the Bidding Documents. For any questions or issues accessing the Bidding Documents from the website, contact the Office of the Engineer at 708-326-4000.

Terms and Conditions will need to be accepted by the plan holder prior to obtaining an electronic copy of the Bidding Documents on the Project Bidding website. Electronic Document access will only be provided to interested bidding companies and/or equipment companies. Electronic copies are provided at no cost. Printing of such documents will be the responsibility of the plan holder in accordance with the website Terms and Conditions.

A certified check or bank draft payable to the order of the City of Calumet City or a satisfactory Bid Bond executed by the Bidder and an acceptable surety in an amount equal to five percent (5%) of the total Base Bid shall be submitted with each Bid.

Date: 8/24/2022                                                                                                               By: Order Of The Mayor and City Council

        City of Calumet City, Illinois

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